Bounds of Bishops Cleeve, Gloucs. English




1. London, British Library, Cotton Tiberius A. XIII, ff. 1-118, f. 116v (s. xi)


Hearne, Heming, pp. 245-6


Grundy, Gloucs., pp. 72-90; Ker 1948, p. 55, MS s. xi, not late; Finberg, ECWM, no. 191; Hooke 1985, pp. 56, 63, 243

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    • ∂is syndan ˇa land gemæro to cliue. ærost of nor∂ tyrl on mær cumb. Of ˇam cumbe on grena weg, of ˇam wege on cocca byrig. Of ˇæra burig on hengestes heafod, of ˇam heafde on cippanham. Of cippenham on tocca byrig, of ˇære byrce on hinde hlep. Of hinde hlepe on myle wylla, of ˇære wyllan on scir wyllan. Of ˇære wyllan on fearnslæd. Of ˇam slæde on feower wegas, of ˇam wegan on patacumb, ˇer stonda∂ apeltreo 7 mapeltreo togædere gewæxen. Of ˇam treowan on wulflæge, of ˇære læge on ˇa aldan dic. Of ˇære dic on walhwæg, of ˇam wege on cælf hyl. Of ˇam hylle on fina mæde, of ˇære mæde on hweolweg. Of ˇam wege on sproges læge, of ˇære læge on aldan dic. Of ˇære dic on alpugan ˇorn, of ˇam ˇorne on honta hlaw. Of ˇam hlawe on swel hongre, of ˇone haran stan. Of ˇam stane on su∂ tyrl, of su∂ tyrl to ˇam hors pole æt stoce.